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The Cambridge Companion to the Musical free pdf The Cambridge Companion to the Musical provides an accessible introduction to one of the liveliest and most popular forms of musical performance. Written by a team of specialists in the field of musical theatre especially for students and theatregoers, it offers a guide to the history and development of the musical in England and America (including coverage of New York's Broadway and London's West End traditions). Starting with the early history of the musical, the volume comes right up to date and examines the latest works and innovations, and includes information on the singers, audience and critical reception, and traditions. There is fresh coverage of the American musical theatre in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the British musical theatre in the middle of the twentieth century, and the rock musical. The Companion contains an extensive bibliography and photos from key productions.

About William A. Everett

William A. Everett is Assistant Professor of Musicology at the Conservatory of Music, University of Missouri-Kansas City. His articles and reviews have appeared in a number of journals including American Music, Opera Quarterly, and the Journal of the American Viola Society and he is also the author of British Piano Trios, Quartets, and Quintets, 1850-1950: A Checklist (2000). Paul R. Laird is Associate Professor of Musicology in the Dept of Music and Dance, University of Kansas. He is the author of Towards a History of the Spanish Villancico (1997), and Leonard Bernstein: A Guide to Research (2002), and co-editor with Craig H. Russell of Res Musicae: Essays in Honor of James W. Pruett (2001).

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Author : William A. Everett
Publisher : Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
Data Published : 05 November 2015
ISBN : 1139167162
EAN : 9781139167161
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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